Canon PIXMA MX490 Software and Driver Download

Monday, November 13th 2017. | MX Series

Canon PIXMA MX490 Software and Driver Download for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux – The demands for a multifunctional printer with various connectivity option and compact design are increasing each year. Canon released Canon PIXMA MX490 to fulfill the needs. As a multifunctional printer, this machine is able to print, copy, scan, and even send and receive fax without having to buy additional accessories. The main features of this device are its high accessibility and compact design. The size of this machine is 30% smaller than previous MX models.

Canon MX490 printer is not exceptionally fast when it comes to speed, but fast enough for home use or light-duty office use. The speed for monochrome printing is 8.8 inch per minute and 4.4 inches per minute for color documents. For a 4 x 6 borderless photo, it takes approximately 70 seconds. The maximum resolution of the printer is also pretty much average, with 4800 x1200 dpi.

As for the connectivity, Canon PIXMA MX490 has a USB port and wireless connectivity, allowing everyone around the room to print their works without having to move from their desk. You can also directly print from your smart devices anywhere around the room. Overall, this printer is suitable for those who want the compact device with high accessibility and good performance.

Also, recommended: Canon PIXMA MX479 Software and Driver Download

COMPATIBILITYSPECIFICATIONSHOW TO SETUPDOWNLOAD LINKS

Canon PIXMA MX490 Operating Systems Compatibility:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8, Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2
  • Windows XP SP3 32-bit
  • Mac OS X v10.7.5 – v10.10 and macOS Sierra 10.12 or later
  • Linux

Canon PIXMA MX490 Specifications

Printer
Print Speed (up to)4 x 6 Borderless Photo: Approx. 70 seconds
Print Speed (Approx)Black: ESAT: Approx. 8.8 ipm
Color: ESAT: Approx. 4.4 ipm
Number of NozzlesPigment Black:320/ Color 960 / Total:1280
Picoliter Size (color)2 and 5
Print Resolution (Up to)Color: Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
Ink CompatibilityPlain: Plain Paper, High-Resolution Paper;
Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum;
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;
Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, Photo Paper Pro Luster;
Matte: Matte Photo Paper;
Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope
Paper Sizes4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10″, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Automatic Sheet Feeder100 Sheets
ADF: 20 Sheets
Paper CompatibilityPlain: Plain Paper, High-Resolution Paper;
Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum;
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;
Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, Photo Paper Pro Luster;
Matte: Matte Photo Paper;
Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope
Printer FeaturesAirPrint, Borderless Printing, Document Printing, Full HD Movie Print, Special Filters, Google Cloud Print, My Image Garden, Photo Printing, PIXMA Printing Solutions11, Quiet Mode, Wireless Printing
Copier
Copy Speed (up to)ESAT: Colour: 3.6 ipm
Reduction / Enlargement25% – 400%
Copy FeaturesAuto Document Feeder (ADF), AE (Auto Exposure) Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Preset Copy Ratios, Frame Erase Copy, Zoom
Scanner
Scanning ElementContact Image Sensor (CIS)
Max. Resolutions1200 x 2400 dpi (Optical)
19,200 x 19,200 dpi (Interpolated)
ADF: 600 x 600 dpi (Optical)
Scanner FeaturesAuto Scan Mode, Network Scan, Push Scan, PDF Password Security, Push Scan, Send to Cloud
Color Depth48-bit internal/24-bit external
Max. Document SizeFlatbed: 8×5″ x 11.7″
ADF: 8.5″ x 14″
Fax
Modem Speed33.6 Kbps (Super G3 color FAX)
Transmission Speed (approx.)Black: Approx. 3 sec per page
Colour: Approx. 1 min per page
Memory CapacityApprox. 50 Pages
Group Dialing19 Locations
Fax FeaturesAnswering Machine Connectivity, Caller Rejection, Check RX Fax Info., Fax Reception Reject, Fax Number Re-Entry, Memory Transmission, Redial, Remote Reception
General
Other FeaturesFull Dot Matrix LCD, Access Point Mode, Dual Colour Gamut Processing Technology, Fully Integrated Auto Document Feeder (ADF), Quiet Mode, Wireless Printing
OS CompatibilityComputer Operating Systems: 
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7,
Windows 7 SP1, Window Vista SP1, Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3 32-bit
Mac OS X v10.7.5 – v10.10Mobile Operating Systems: iOS, Android,
Windows RT
Standard InterfaceWireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Hi-Speed USB
Dimension (W x D x H)17.2″ (W) x 11.7″ (D) x 7.5″ (H)
Weight17.2 lbs.

Step 1: How to Setup or Install the Canon PIXMA MX490 Driver

This step tells you about to install Canon PIXMA MX490 without CD

What you required:

  1. You need to have a driver or software for Canon PIXMA MX490, for the file of a driver, you can download on the link below.
  2. You need the USB cable to connect the printer to your computer.
  3. Next step, you can follow this instruction below to install Canon PIXMA MX 490 printer for the setup file.
  4. The first step you need to turn on your computer and Canon MX490 printer.
  5. In this step trying to do not connect a USB cable before it is suggested.
  6. Next, you can download, the driver of Canon PIXMA MX490 and don’t forget to install it on your computer by following our instruction.
  7. You can connect the USB cable when the installation of the driver already finished.
  8. Follow the instructions to complete the installation process.
  9. When all step is finished, the Canon PIXMA MX490 is ready to use for the printing.

Step 2: How to Setup or Install the Canon PIXMA MX490 Driver Manually

For this step, you need to add the printer from the Windows feature.

  1. You require the software or Driver file of Canon PIXMA MX490. You can download a driver on the links we provided.
  2. You need the USB cable for PIXMA MX490 printer.

This step how to install the driver:

  1. First, you need to turn on all of your devices.
  2. Connect the USB cable from your Canon PIXMA MX490 printer to the computer.
  3. Extract the file of driver or software that you have downloaded.
  4. Open “Control Panel”, then click on “View devices and printers”(Windows 7, 8, 10, and Vista). For Windows XP, you can open “Fax & Printers”.
  5. Choose your printer and click “Add a Printer”.
  6. If it has been ready for the driver location, choose the path where you need to extract the setup file.
  7. Follow all of the instructions to finish the installation.
  8. When all step is finished, the Canon PIXMA MX490 printer is ready to use on your computer.

What you required:

  1. You need a CD or DVD drive to install a driver on your computer.
  2. The driver or software CD Disk of Canon PIXMA MX490 that have included in the box of your printer.
  3. The USB Cable for connecting your printer to the computer.

Follow this instruction for installation process with CD Drive.

  1. The first step, turn on your computer and Canon PIXMA MX490 printer.
  2. Insert CD disk to CD or DVD drive on your computer, and follow the instruction from CD.
  3. Do not connect the USB cable to the printer until needed.
  4. If installation wizard needs to plug the USB Cable, connect the USB Cable of Canon PIXMA MX490 to the computer.
  5. If the USB Cable of Canon PIXMA MX490 is detected, follow the instructions for the next process of the installation.
  6. When all steps are done, you will get a notification the printer is ready to use.

How To Install Canon PIXMA MX490 Printer Driver On Linux:

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Instructions:

  1. Turn on your computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Go to the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. You need to enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon MX490) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use on your computer.

How To Install Driver of Canon PIXMA MX490 on Mac OS:

  1. You need the file of the driver for your printer. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder.
  2. You need to double-click on the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  3. You need to double-click again on the mounted Disk Image.
  4. For the last step, double-click on the driver file. Do not worry, the installation will be started automatically.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA MX490 Printer Driver:

For Windows:

  1. Click on Windows button on your computer keyboard.
  2. Open “Control Panel”.
  3. Chooses for “Uninstall a Program”
  4. Search for the name of the printer driver you want to uninstall.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is completed.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Click System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you want to uninstall. (Select Canon MX490 if your printer is of that type).
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, open it.
  5. Enter a password.
  6. Then locate the Canon PIXMA MX490 printer driver you want to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

To download a driver or software for Canon PIXMA MX490, just click on the links that we have provided in this table below. If find any broken link or some problem with this printer please let us know, we will fix it as soon as possible.

OPERATING SYSTEMVERSIONSIZEDOWNLOAD
Canon MX490 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.316 MBDownload
Canon MX490 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.150 MBDownload
Canon MX490 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)12.1.0.016 MBDownload
Canon MX490 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0232 MBDownload
Canon MX490 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.8518 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.7.058 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.31.7 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.015 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)5.10515 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5.10269 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)5.10395 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)3.10236 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.10213 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)3.10204 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.6.0879 KBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.04.8 MBDownload
Canon MX490 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.011 MBDownload
Canon MX490 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.015 MBDownload
Canon MX490 Getting Started Guide (software installation part)V13.4 MBDownload
Canon MX490 Getting Started Guide (device setup part)V11.6 MBDownload
Canon MX490 Getting Started Guide (device setup part)V11.6 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)5.1072 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)3.1085 KBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MX490 Software and Driver Download for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux

In this website, the owner of canonsoftwaredriver.com has listed you much more driver, software, and user manual what you need to download for Canon MX490 printer. You don’t have to go to the official Canon site, simple way to download it, just click on the link that we have provided, and don’t forget to follow the manual instruction or you can download a user manual for your printer on this link below.

Canon PIXMA MX490 Driver & Software Download

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